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Beachfront Palm Villa with private pool - Right on the Beach!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (up to 6p)

This is what you are looking for when you travel to Costa Rica! A beautiful modern rustic home especially designed to enjoy life in our green paradise at the best surf spot and where you can enjoy every afternoon of the magical sunsets of Santa Teresa. A great big garden with ocean view and private pool.

This house is just upon the beach, one of the most beautiful and fun beaches at the Pacific coast in Costa Rica. It’s located just next to all the town facilities, in a private neighborhood with security, private swimming Pool, restaurant, playground, spa, beachfront lounge and surf lessons/rentals. You just open the door and you are in paradise!

This two storey home has 110m2, all made in teak, pochote, cenicero and almond wood.

- Outdoors: Huge balcony, hammocks, wooden chairs, 1 sofa-bed, BBQ grill, outdoor shower and toilet. Private pool in front garden.

- Main floor: Full equipped kitchen, Flat TV, DVD, cable TV, AC, big bathroom, living area with one double bed and 1 small bedroom with a double bed

- First Floor: 1 big bedroom with one queen bed and 1 single bed, small balcony. Perfect to oversee directly the waves.

Maximum upto 6 people.

Keywords: surf, beach, waves, view, security, disable, villa, rustic, center, dream house, swimming, private pool, hotel, instructor, restaurant, Costa Rica, friends, couples, casa,

More Details

Amanda Esmoris
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Amanda Esmoris

Hi, my name is Pini, I have been living here more then 15 years now, I have builf this house a lot of years ago with my own hands. Every house I build I make it different,and this is what makes it so special. My wife is a landscape designer, so you can imagine what had we done to the garden. Each year we try to improve the house adding new things and new details in order to make our guests as comfortable as possible.

Come and enjoyed, you will not regret it.

Amanda Esmoris purchased this villa in 2001

Why Amanda Esmoris chose Carmen Beach

Santa Teresa is one of the most beautiful and magical beach in Costa Rica. It has waves all year long and the sunsets here are just amazing.... It's just a unique place on earth.

What makes this villa unique

The location of the Palm Villa is one of the best things we offer. The house is located next to a beachfront property in the private neighborhood “Las Villas” just next to Santa Teresa Beach.

It’s one of the best surf spots in town situated at the beach side of the road. This makes them so special and unique as there are not so many properties right next to the beach, only a few expensive hotels. There is no need to take your belongings along with you, because you are already on the beach. You can go barefoot anywhere!


Carmen Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Please inform us about the time of arrival to do the check in.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
This little town offers also a really wide range of activities. There is no reason to get bored. So if you are planning to do any type of activity please feel free to ask, we are more than willing to help you and organize it for you…(surf lessons, transportation, yoga, horseback riding, sport fishing, etc... )


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Beachfront Palm Villa with private pool - Right on the Beach!!!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Easy access to the town. Big thanks to the housekeeping staff, very prompt. And thanks to Amanda for having us.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you! You were really respectful guests. Thanks Wish you the best. Amanda
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Costa Vacation Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 6 weeks at the Beach Front Palm Villa with my husband and 2 small children ages 18 months and 3 1/2 and had the most wonderful experience. The home was exactly as pictured, we were drawn to the large outside living area so that we would have someplace to retreat to while the kids were sleeping and it worked out perfectly for us. With small children I really appreciated the gated yard and the close proximity to the Banana Beach pool (right outside back gate). I felt very safe at night as we would watch the security guard do his nightly rounds, people spoke of small petty theft from beach goers but we never experienced that. The beach is steps away, but the palm trees in front adds a nice element of privacy and we loved the close proximity of Banana Beach, we walked out the gate many times to grab dinner or listen to music while watching the sun set. For most of the six weeks we were without a car and managed just fine, the property is within walking distance to both Santa Theresa and the cross roads at Mal Pais. There is two grocery stores within a 5 minute walk and every Saturday there is a beautiful beach front farmers market maybe 200 meters from the villa. There is even a wonderful beachfront yoga studio that I walked to most mornings. We loved Mary Pez, the housekeeper that came daily, she was such a hard worker and was wonderful with my children, they always looked forward to seeing her and the gardener each day. Pia and Pini were wonderful hosts, they were very helpful and responsive with all of our questions, very very nice people with a beautiful home! We even got to know all the front staff, everyone was wonderful we will miss this place dearly. Our time at the Beach Front Palm Villa will stay forever in our hearts. Thank you Pia and Pini!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming ! I am glad that you had a wonderful experience Hope you can come back soon !! Beautiful family !!
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Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to find a better location than this - right on the beach! This was a great rental, everything is as advertised. Pia was quick to communicate, answer questions or offer advice. I would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

We spend 6 nights at the beach house with our two girls (6 and 8) and it was just perfect!

Ever since I found the house in the internet I had the wish to stay there. The location of the house is awesome. Right on the beach, right on an extremely nice beach.

The house itself is very well equipped, lovely interior with lots of wooden elements, very clean, abolutely nice decoration. Comfortable beds, great bathroom.

AC helps to stay cool at night.

The outdoor space is amazing with lots of different chairs, hammocks - you just chose what you like best. Chilling outside, nice and shady. Perfect.

There is a pool which is commonly used by the couple of other houses around. Nice to use, especially for our kids. But: hey, there is this amazing beach right in front of your doorstep.

Pia is a very friendly and helpful landlord. The booking procedure went smoothly and all questions were answered quick and always friendly. Meeting her was a pleasure. We also got some good advice on restaurants, shops, driving directions for our onward journey.

We loved the house, we loved the beach, we loved our stay and will never forget the great time we had there! THANK YOU PIA!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Silke! I am glad that you enjoyed so much !!! Pura Vida Pia
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Living a real life dream

  • 5 of 5

When you walk into a house with a moat its practically a castle, first impression was like being on the set of a hollywood movie. I suprised my friends with the house and they were in awe. The one problem with staying there was you didn't want to leave the house to explore more especially when there was a perfect beach front steps away. Got to see some amazing sunsets and we were there at the beginning of the rainy season, so you could watch some of the most amazing light shows right from the patio. That and it was warm enough that you could walk around in the rain with your swimming trunks on and it was refreshing. More so than the ocean because swimming in the ocean was like bath water. Also right next door was a beautiful infinity pool that could cool you off if the sun got too hot. There was air conditioning and wifi along with cable and movies although I think my whole vacation I might have watched 1 hour of television the entire month I was gone. There was to supermarkets with every thing you needed 10 min walk away and the Banana bar next door was perfect if you were too lazy to cook. BBQ beer can chicken on the grill was delicious I stayed with 7 others people lots of room and no one felt crowded also the laundry and 2 bathrooms were great. Highly recommended place to stay. Looked forward to meeting the owner we talked on the phone a couple times extremely nice, but was busy with other buissness. I would reccomend this property to any friends or relatives if I had the money I would take my entire family there in a heart beat felt safe the entire time! I would come back again no questions asked :)

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough nice things about this property or the owner, Pia. Everything from start to finish was just wonderful. My husband, daughter (18 month old) and mom all stayed here very comfortably. We arrived kind of late on the Saturday, due to our flight getting delayed on the way over, but Pia was there to greet us and show us around. She said to call if we needed anything. The whole week there was just fantastic. From sitting out on the patio, having a nice glass of wine & dinner, listening to the music from next door to have your own private little beach right in front of the house. The music at the restaurant/hotel next door was really nice... not annoying at all. The bartender even came over one night to deliver a nice appetizer(delicious tuna tartare), while we were hanging on the patio, to "apologize" for the noise. We were not complaining at all, but how nice to do that. This house was in a perfect location, in my opinion. This was our first big family beach vacation and it could not have been more relaxing. You can go for breakfast, lunch or dinner next door or at tons of places nearby, walking distance. There is a nice hotel just down the beach past banana beach that has lovely massages, facials, etc. The access to the pool next door was perfect-it was far enough away where my daughter couldn't wander into it, but so nice to be able to walk a minute and just jump in the pool to cool off. The outdoor shower was a nice amenity too. Pia was so great and hospitable. Every time our water ran out, we called her to ask for another and it was at the house within 10 minutes. Talk about service!! The surf break out front was pretty great too. My husband is a big surfer (he surfs 4x/week at home) and he was very pleased about the break, although the waves could have been a little better! But, we didn't get the greatest swell when we were there. We watched the sunset next door in the nice chairs/lounges/hammocks every night, while my daughter played happily in the sand. And the waiters bring drinks to your chair which is pretty amazing. It has just 2 bedrooms, but with the loft upstairs where my mom slept and us being downstairs, it felt plenty big. My daughter had the downstairs bedroom and we had the bed just outside of her room. It worked out perfectly and I want to go back now!!

Thanks again Pia for your warm welcome and hospitality. We will be back again soon, we hope!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this beautifull review! it was a pleaseure to host you, and hope you can come back soon!!!! Pura vida Pia
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.